Project Manager Legal Solutions
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POST DATE 10/10/2017
END DATE 3/27/2018
JOB DESCRIPTIONDTI is seeking a candidate for the position of Project Manager for eDiscovery in a litigation support environment.
Responsibilities and Essential Functions:Provide proper project intake and kickoff, including determining different project types and the appropriate methodology/approach;Tailor project management knowledge and skills to all project types; Guide the client through the project lifecycle;Facilitate effective client and internal team meetings;Provide meeting agendas and meeting notes for all internal and external team meetings;Plan and proactively manage the implementation, report progress as required both externally and internally;Document client objectives, assumptions and requirements; Identify and quantify risk and plan appropriate responses; Proactively apply quality management, change control, risk mitigation, and customer satisfaction control procedures;Monitor progress against plan throughout the project/delivery cycle including time, budget, and quality measures; Identify threats to the overall project schedule and mitigate;Recommend different/better course of action, when appropriate; Effectively organize project documents and supporting material; Provide project management, process and/or technical consultative services as needed;Create accurate project requirements and gain authorization from the client;Create custom client reports and/or workflows/business process maps;May setup and train users on the companys client review tool;Conduct custodian mapping and data analysis;
Required Characteristics:Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required;Litigation Support / Management and/or Electronic Discovery experience strongly preferredRelativity experience preferred, Relativity Certified Administrator (RCA) highly valuedMinimum of five years client-facing project management experience Experience managing complex, technical projects in a professional services or related environment;5+ years of direct client interaction and demonstrated ability to effectively deal with a wide variety of competing demands; Exceptional client services and follow-up skills;Knowledge and proven application of project lifecycle methodologies. PMI or other similar professional certification preferred;Good understanding of Microsoft office software, common email systems, and basic networking concepts;Excellent communication and leadership/facilitation skills; Must have demonstrated expertise and proven accomplishments in negotiating solutions;Proven ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment;Ability to manage multiple projects in a geographically dispersed environment;Advanced written and oral communication skills; Proven ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with all levels of management internally and externally;Software application proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including MS Excel, MS Word and MS Visio; A positive attitude and ability to delegate authority and tasks;Ability to establish and maintain focusExceptional time management, planning and organization skills;
Willingness and ability to travel as required (average 10% of the time) and work hours required ensuring client satisfaction.